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Syd Carter, barber and tobacconist in his shop

My dad Syd Carter had a barber and tobacconist shop on the corner of Wilsons Road and Gamblins Road in St Martins. He was popular with the teenagers of the day as he was always willing to try...

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Christmas in the backyard

A family Christmas in our back yard in Opawa. I am showing off my new scooter, my sister Jenny has a cane dolls pram and my cousin Wayne has a carpentry set. I can't see what his brother Chris has. My...

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Cooling off in the backyard

Myself (in the middle) with a friend and my little sister Jenny on the right. Mum looking on from the doorway. Dad has rigged up the hose to the clothesline so that we can cool off in our togs. I can...

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One of my mothers brothers during the Depression

One of my mothers brothers during the Depression. The family lived at what was the end of Butler Street in Opawa where they rented some land. There was enough room for a few cows which the boys had to...

Date 1925 (year approximate)
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My grandmother and grandfather with one of the cows

My grandmother and grandfather with one of the cows they had for milking, on the bit of land they rented out at the end of Butler Street, in Opawa. They had cows, chickens and a big vege garden and my...

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Enoka Mamoe Hair cutting 1992

This is my brother Enoka’s haircutting held in St Paul’s Trinity Pacific Presbyterian Hall on the corner of Cashel / Madras Streets. He was 15 years and this is a ceremony to signify his transition...

Date 1992
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Enoka Mamoe Hair cutting 1992

This is my brother Enoka’s haircutting held in St Paul’s Trinity Pacific Presbyterian Hall on the corner of Cashel / Madras Streets. He was 15 years and this is a ceremony to signify his transition...

Date 1992
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Enoka Mamoe Hair cutting 1992

This is my brother Enoka’s haircutting, held in St Paul’s Trinity Pacific Presbyterian Hall on the corner of Cashel / Madras Streets. He was 15 years and this is a ceremony to signify his transition...

Date 1992
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Enoka Mamoe Hair cutting 1992

This is my brother Enoka’s haircutting held in St Paul’s Trinity Pacific Presbyterian Hall on the corner of Cashel / Madras Streets. He was 15 years and this is a ceremony to signify his transition...

Date 1992
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Enoka Mamoe Hair cutting 1992

This is my brother Enoka’s haircutting held in St Paul’s Trinity Pacific Presbyterian Hall on the corner of Cashel / Madras Streets. He was 15 years and this is a ceremony to signify his transition...

Date 1992
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Kingsford Smith & Sumner school

Margery Tait (9 years) presenting roll with names of girls of Sumner school to Kingsford Smith after 1st Tasman flight. 11 September 1928. Photo presumably later, though not much judging by the coats.

Date unspecified year in 1920
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Street photo, 1930s

Grannie (Ella) Button, mother (Violet Alicia Tait) and myself (Margaret Alicia Tait). Mid 1930s. Street photo in Christchurch.

Date unspecified year in 1930
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Peacock at New Brighton Zoo

Peacock at New Brighton Zoo. January 1965. The North Brighton Zoo started as an aquarium, possibly as early as the 1880s and became a mini zoo, run by Bill Grey, in the late 1940s. It closed in 1996.

Date 1965-01
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Donella at Orana Park, 1978

This is myself at Orana Park when it was quite new as an attaction. I was very nervous about going on the pony rides; we had also just driven through the lion enclosure and had a lion jump up on the...

Date 1978
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First birthday, 1951

My first birthday. Taken on the back lawn of our house in Opawa. I am wearing a sun bonnet and Dad has been persuaded into wearing a tie. It looks as though he might have been mowing the lawn - I can...

Date 1951-01
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Outside the smithy

"Grandad, his dad (great-grandfather) outside the ""Smithy"". 1890s."

Date unspecified year in 1890
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At Arthur's Pass railway station

Lindsay Rodgers of Cobden, Greymouth with her brother-in-law Ronnie Rodgers at Arthur's Pass railway station. This is the third station building at Arthur's Pass, opened in 1966.

Date 1967-02
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New railway station at Arthur's Pass

New railway station at Arthur's Pass. Three railcars! The new station was built in 1966.

Date unspecified year in 1960
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